Creating Your Personal Photography Project || A Guide to Photography Inspiration

Lynsey Weatherspoon, Photographer + Videographer

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8 Videos (15m)
    • Introduction

    • Where to find ideas and inspiration

    • Personal project timeframe

    • Establishing rapport before your shoot

    • Bonus tips for building rapport

    • Photographing your project

    • Editing your personal project

    • Recap and Course Goals


About This Class

The goal of this class is for you to develop a personal photography project. This class is helpful to those who would like to have your work considered by magazines, art and creative directors, and ad agencies. Students will learn the importance of building rapport with their subjects before the shoot, as well as deciding on the timeframe of their project after the course.

Students will create, photograph, and edit a personal project within one month. Each course will guide them on how to complete each step of their project.

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An inspirational course, that will help you complete more projects and build your portfolio. Lynsey takes real world experience and outlines achievable milestones to help move you towards your goal. She also highlights the importance developing relationships and building trust with your subjects. The bullet list of action items at the end is very useful. Recommended!
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Lynsey Weatherspoon

Photographer + Videographer

Lynsey Weatherspoon is a commercial, portrait, and editorial photographer based in both Atlanta and Birmingham. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, NPR, ESPN The Undefeated, and Sierra magazine. Commercial commissions include Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo, Google, and Cox Communications. The fingerprint of heritage can be found on personal projects featuring Gullah Geechee culture, unsung players in the Negro Baseball League, and the last of dying breed - a shoe cobbler.

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